Navigation Links
Poor awareness of lymphomas

A recent survey conducted in Australia shows that majority of Australians actually know very little about lymphomas. //

A variety of cancers affecting the lymphatic system is termed as lymphomas. Its the lymphatic system in the human body that helps to sieve out bacteria and aids to fight disease.

Data reveals that it’s the fifth most prevalent cancer that afflicts more women than cervical or ovarian cancer .Survey shows that more Australians die from lymphomas than melanoma. Studies point out that more than 4,000 Australians are likely to be diagnosed with lymphoma this year. Occurrence of lymphomas have doubled over the past two decades show s statistics. Alarmingly the statisticians have gathered enough data to show that the incidence will scale to almost 30% in the next five years. In spite of the high rates of incidence majority of the population are unaware of what lymphomas are and its impact on society. This was revealed in the survey that was conducted by Leukemia Foundation.

The questionnaire answered by 1,405 adults online showed that 25% are unaware that incidence of lymphomas far outweighs leukemia. Three-fifths of those who answered the questionnaire responded that they were in the dark about the outcome of lymphomas reported the Pfizer Australia Health Report. Most respondents were also unaware that atleast half the adults diagnosed with lymphoma could die from the disease in five years. Only one-tenth knew that this disease affects the elderly people more.and most of them believed it was a disease that affected children .The fact is that 90% of cases are adults.

However, the public were more aware about leukemia since 50% knew somebody suffering from leukemia were as only 25% knew some one with lymphoma.
MST
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Right side of the brain helps in awareness
2. Kylie generates awareness about mammography
3. Indian Minister wanted Media to Propaganda HIV/AIDS awareness
4. Doctors take part in walk: a step towards creating diabetes awareness
5. AIDS awareness education for school children’
6. Indonesia to increase AIDS awareness
7. AIDS awareness calendar in Tamilnadu, India.
8. Medical Journals should create awareness on Child survival
9. Birth mark awareness created by internet helped to treat Cavernous hemangioma
10. Public Health awareness to help scientists in Scotland!
11. Increasing awareness of sexually transmitted infection chlamydia
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... Somnoware, a ... portable sleep monitor with its Somnoware Sleep Device Interface (SDI). Somnoware SDI is ... device operations. With this platform, initializing devices and importing studies are just one-click ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... MD (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2017 , ... After ... anti-stress Antzy Top gadget will continue to be available at a discounted crowdfunding price ... deal with stress wherever they are, I also wanted to bring a fidget toy ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... ... “When the Stars Lead Home”: a poignant story of loss, determination, and ... Douglas, an avid reader who lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, daughter, ... Adventure Camp. She couldn’t be more grateful. , Twelve-year old Tizzy could not believe ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... ... Water damage to the flooring of several classrooms at The Fort Lee ... a number of critical issues to address before students could return to classes. , ... or no disruption to class schedules. Second, the project had to comply with New ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... Diego, California (PRWEB) , ... May 24, 2017 ... ... care through innovative medical image management and interpretation, has received U.S. Food and ... , Nucleus.io is a web-based, scalable and secure cloud platform for medical ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/15/2017)... , May 15, 2017  Amy Baxter MD, chief ... leader in noninvasive pain relief, was awarded a 2017 ... magazine. Baxter was recognized at the MM&M Top 40 ... York City on May 10, 2017. The ... biopharma industry go "beyond the pill."  "Innovation ...
(Date:5/10/2017)... 2017 Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX ... fiscal second quarter ended April 1, 2017 .   ... 666.7% compared to the prior year period as the ... significant gain, while non-GAAP diluted EPS of $0.50 increased ... in constant currency terms.  Excluding the effects of blood ...
(Date:5/10/2017)... 10, 2017 CSSi, the global leader in ... research industry, is proud to announce the launch of ... website features both enriched content and a customized layout ... the company,s already well-established position as the top global ... "After many months of hard work, we are delighted ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: